The key outcomes of thre research will be increased understanding of the pathogenesis of skeletal disease in foals and reduction of wastage in the breeding industry, through the identification of key nutritional risk factors associated with this disease in growing foals.
The University of Queensland
To investigate the effect of maternal nutrition/ metabolism on skeletal disease in growing foals; to study the role of insulin resistance in the mare on skeletal development in the foal and to gain a greater understanding of the nutritional requirements of the mare.
Project Start Date
Friday, February 1, 2008
Project Completion Date
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Journal Articles From Project
Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Adoption of R&D
HOR-Reduce the incidence and impact of diseases and parasites in horses